January 31, 2024

January 31, 2024 CALGARY, AB — Egale Canada and Skipping Stone Foundation come together to jointly condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the policy measures announced by Premier Smith this afternoon. This is a direct and unprecedented attack on 2SLGBTQI+ Canadians, and trans and gender diverse youth in particular.

The draconian measures announced run directly counter to expert guidance and evidence, violate the constitutional rights of 2SLGBTQI+ people, and will lead to irreparable harm and suffering.

Egale and Skipping Stone will bring legal action to protect our communities.

The Government of Alberta is playing politics with some of the most vulnerable members of our society: trans and gender diverse youth, attacking them for cheap political points. We will not stand for it.

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2SLGBTQI Communities are under attack. We need your support.

We expect to learn in the coming days and will be bringing legal action to challenge these assaults on our rights.

But to do that, we need your support.

We have never faced such a direct attack on our communities by an elected government. We need you to donate today.